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Module 6

Variant 1

Listening

1 You will hear six people talking about celebrities in the media. Match the speakers with the statements A-G below. There is one extra statement.

A The speaker believes that viewers have the choice of turning in to celebrity news or not.

B The speaker believes there is nothing wrong with following celebrity gossip.

C The speaker doesn’t really care about celebrity news.

D The speaker doesn’t believe everything he/she hears about celebrities in the media.

F The speaker doesn’t understand why the public is so interested in celebrities.

G The speaker believes that the media shouldn’t talk about private lives of the famous.

H The speaker believes that the media is providing stories that interest the public.



Reading

2 Read and match the sentences A-G with the gaps 1-6. There is one extra sentence.

The race is on as to which country will be the first to inhabit the Moon. Apart from the United States, Russia and recently India; now China, Japan and Europe plan on sending astronauts to the Moon in the next 20 years. So, a station on the Moon might soon be possible! 1)_______ The most obvious include the questions of power, water, air and shelter.

At this time scientists feel that the best place to establish a station would be either at the North or South Pole. Here the temperature does not change as much throughout the day as it does near the equator. 2)_____

At present, NASA is in the process of sending a spacecraft to the Moon. Their high-tech computers will be able to analyse the signals sent back to Earth, providing useful knowledge for the researchers. 3)_____ The search is based on the theory that the comets which have been hitting the Moon over the last 2 billion years have left ice in its craters. 4)_____

Once this is done, the water could be separated into hydrogen and oxygen, providing an atmosphere that can support life.

As for the question of material to build shelters, it would be best to get as many resources as possible from the Moon, since the cost of transport is extremely high.5)______ Luckily, the Earth’s satellite is rich in minerals that could be used to build a future station and even for rocket fuel.

Once we inhabit the Moon, who knows? 6)_____

A Just think, 400,000 dollars is needed to send an object that weighs around four kilos to the Moon.

B All the same, we have not found any evidence that the Moon has water.

C Perhaps the human race may be able to live on Mars in the future!

D Yet, we must face the fact that before this can happen we have a few problems to deal with.

E With this information they will be able to finally know if there is water on the Moon.

F Moreover, the poles see much more sunlight, which can be used for solar energy.

G If this is the case, astronauts can use solar energy to melt the ice into water.

Vocabulary

3 Choose the correct item

1 All sport stations will provide live ________of the Rugby World Cup.

A coverage B covering C bulletin

2 The ________ story on the news tonight is about a man who claims to have been abducted by aliens.

A hit B top C flash

3 Many of the news stories printed in _________ are just gossip.

A tabloids B broadsheets C newspapers

4 You must have read about the latest political scandal. It’s on the ________ page of every newspaper.

A front B first C cover

5 The emergency service has ________ the headlines again for the fourth time this year.

A run B hit C unfold



Grammar

4 Rewrite the following statements in reported speech.

1 “I’m watching a documentary on the SETI programme,” Andrew said.

2 “Peter won’t like the news at all,” he told her.

3 “Mary lent me a book about UFOs,” Sammy said.

4 “Don’t try to persuade me to become a journalist like you, Dad,” Sue told her father.

5 “Are you going out later, Jenny?” Larry asked.



5 Fill in: over, out of, down, back, round.

1 I was going to buy an expensive phone, but my mum talked me _____ it.

2 Sam treats me like a child. He always talks ____ to me.

3 I always talk important things _____ with my parents because I value their opinion.

4 I didn’t want to go to the concert, but Andy talked me _____ it.

5 “Don’t talk _____ to me like that, Anna! You should show some respect to your elders!”













































Module 6

Variant 2

Listening

1 You will hear six people talking about celebrities in the media. Match the speakers with the statements A-G below. There is one extra statement.

A The speaker believes that there is too much celebrity news because viewers want to know more about them.

B The speaker believes that celebrities are just rich people.

C The speaker doesn’t think that there is something wrong with enjoying gossips about celebrities.

D The speaker believes that tuning in to celebrity news helps some people to relax.

F The speaker believes that the media shouldn’t interfere in celebrities’ lives.

G The speaker doesn’t believe everything he/she hears about celebrities in the media.

H The speaker believes that viewers can choose to watch or not to watch celebrity news.



Reading

2 Read and match the sentences A-G with the gaps 1-6. There is one extra sentence.

Before the Hubble Space Telescope was launched, scientists thought they knew the universe. They were wrong.

The Hubble Space Telescope has changed many scientists’ view of the universe. The telescope is named after American astronomer Edwin Hubble, 1) ______ .

He established that many galaxies exist and developed the first system for their classifications.

In many ways, Hubble is like any other telescope. It simply gathers light. It is roughly the size of a large school bus. What makes Hubble special is not what it is, 2) ______ .

Hubble was launched in 1990 from the “Discovery” space shuttle and it is about 350 miles above our planet, 3) ______ .

It is far from the glare of city lights, it doesn’t have to look through the air, 4) ______ .

And what a view it is! Hubble is so powerful it could spot a fly on the moon. Yet in an average orbit, it uses the same amount of energy as 28100-watt light bulbs. Hubble pictures require no film. The telescope takes digital images 5) ______ .

Hubble has snapped photos of storms on Saturn and exploding stars. Hubble doesn’t just focus on our solar system. It also peers into our galaxy and beyond. Many Hubble photos show the stars that make up the Milky Way galaxy. A galaxy is a city of stars.

Hubble cannot take pictures of the sun or other very bright objects, because doing so could “fry” the telescope’s instruments, but it can detect infrared and ultra violet light 6) ______ .

Some of the sights of our solar system that Hubble has glimpsed may even change the number of planets in it.

 

A which is above Earth’s atmosphere.

B which are transmitted to scientists on Earth.

C which is invisible to the human eye.

D who calculated the speed at which galaxies move.

E so it has a clear view of space.

F because many stars are in clouds of gas.

G but where it is.


Vocabulary

3 Choose the correct item

1 Let me have a quick look at the _________ and I’ll give you the newspaper in a few minutes.

A headings B headlines C articles

2 The results of the presidential election are ________ page news.

A first B feature C front

3 If you don’t ________ your mind, people won’t pay much attention to you.

A talk B speak C analyse

4 He isn’t afraid to ________ his mind.

A speak B talk C unfold

5 The last 10 minutes of Wendy’s favourite show were interrupted by an important ________.

A live coverage B news bulletin C latest developments

Grammar

4 Rewrite the following statements in reported speech.

1 “I may get a job with the local TV station,” Helen said.

2 “John thinks his neighbor is an alien!” she said to Betty.

3 “The scandal will be all over the press tomorrow,” she told me.

4 “Where can I find Spanish magazines?” Anita asked.

5 “Keep me informed on the latest news, Jason,” Ian told Jason.



5 Fill in: out of, over, into, round, back

1 He talked me _______ taking two weeks off in July.

2 My brother didn’t want to go to the party with me, but I managed to talk him _____.

3 Children shouldn’t talk _____ to their parents.

4 Tim was refusing to speak to me, but then I managed to talk him ____.

5 The gossip magazine wanted to print the story but the celebrity’s lawyer managed to talk them ___ it.


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